'Entrepreneur Magazine' Philippines gets up close and personal with B-Change founder, Laurindo Garcia.Read More
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Who are we?
B-Change Foundation (www.b-change.org) is a regional organisation that provides care, support, and advocacy services for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex, and Queer (LGBTIQ) community in South East Asia through the use of mobile apps, social media, and other technology-based approaches. We have operational presences in Bangkok, Jakarta, Kuala Lumpur, Manila, and Singapore.
Our operations in Singapore will support the local LGBTIQ community through engagement of stakeholders on issues related to sexual orientation and gender identity, including issues related to sexual health and HIV.
Our work plan involves engaging with existing community organisations, public stakeholders, private sector, informal groups, and other key influencers in order to raise awareness and improve access to health and social support services.
What are we looking for?
We are now recruiting a new Programme Associate, based in Singapore, to join our team on a part-time project basis to facilitate the stakeholder engagement work.
How to qualify?
A person who is based in Singapore, has strong knowledge of trans* issues and experience working with the trans* community is welcome to join our dynamic, multi-national and multidisciplinary team.
- A proven track record in project coordination and/or management.
- Highly proficient communication skills in written and spoken English. Proficient in either one of the following languages: Bahasa Malaysia, Bahasa Indonesia, Thai or Simplified Chinese will be advantageous;
- Highly developed interpersonal skills with a proven track record in bringing together diverse groups and facilitating dialogue.
- Proficient with office software, social media and internet publishing tools. Knowledge of HTML, Wordpress, digital graphics software or video editing software will be an advantage;
- Able to work independently, comfortably from home, and with flexible working hours arrangement;
- Committed to working with LGBTIQ individuals, allies, and local organisations;
- Familiar with local context on LGBTIQ issues and resources.
- Knowledge on sexual health and HIV-related information and information will be an advantage.
- Highly motivated and shows initiative with clear ability to solve problems independently.
Why choose to work with us?
We offer flexible working hours, so you can work on your own time. In this role, you are expected to deliver mutually agreed outputs (based on a 16-hour work week). Other benefits include remote-working (based at home or other location) can be negotiated.
When’s the best time to apply?
The application for this position is closed since 20 December 2015.
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Members from the B-Change team have put their heads together to compile a playlist of music that inspires us every day as we work to 'promote social change through technology'.Read More
B-Change Foundation presents a resource for organizations who assist lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and intersex people (LGBTI) to better respond to cyberbullying. This resource was drawn from discussion during the 'Click to Dis\connect' webinar held on June 6, 2015.Read More
B-Change Foundation invites you to ‘Click to Dis/Connect?’, a webinar on Saturday, June 6, 2015 to address online bullying and violence experienced by young lesbian. gay, bisexual, trans and intersex people (LGBTI).
Time: 3:00pm-4:30pm (BKK•JKT); 4:00pm-5:30pm (KUL•MNL•SIN)
Community organisations working at the frontline of health and human rights in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) have received a big boost in the form of HIV prevention strategies which utilise information and communication technologies (ICT) to engage gay and bisexual men.Read More
In commemoration of the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia (IDAHOT) 2015, B-Change Foundation is extremely pleased to announce the coinciding launch of its peer support web-app for young people in Asia of diverse sexual orientations, gender identities and expressions (SOGIEs). Called “BE” (accessible through www.be-app.me), the web-app is designed to be a multi-lingual online community center, and accessible through mobile devices.Read More
Laurindo Garcia, Founder of B-Change, showcases examples of ‘technology for good’, used to support improved sexual health for gay, bisexual men and other men who have sex with men (MSM) in a special edition of ‘The Link’ newsletter.Read More
Benjamin Hanckel, M&E Consultant at B-Change Foundation, shares his experience presenting research from B-Change' peer support web-apps at Journal of Youth Studies Conference, Copenhagen in April 2015.Read More
Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) activists and allies from across Asia and the Pacific participated in a rare opportunity to document their lived experiences on film.
The shoot took place at the side lines of the ‘Being LGBTI in Asia Regional Dialogue’ held at the United Nations Conference Centre in Bangkok on February 25 to 27. B-Change Foundation collaborated with media partner Love Frankie to produce the films. The film are set for release exclusively by the Foundation’s peer support web-app called BERead More